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Packed Scottish Stop the War conference prepares for resistance

24 February 2009
Over 350 people gathered in Glasgow for the annual Scottish Stop The War Coalition conference.

Stop the War activists meet in Aberdeen

17 February 2009
A group of 20 Stop the War Coalition activists met in Aberdeen on Friday of last week to pressure a local meeting of the Food Cooperative to ban Israeli products from its stores.

A week of fury will greet G20 in London

10 February 2009
The leaders of the world’s most powerful nations will meet in London in April.

Success of BBC Scotland occupation

26 January 2009
An 150-strong occupation at BBC Scotland headquarters in Glasgow on Sunday finished after four hours.

Mass march in Middlesbrough

20 January 2009
The biggest political demonstration in Middlesbrough’s recent history took place on Saturday of last week, as around 2,500 people filled the streets in support of Palestine.

New Derry protest against Raytheon's complicity in Israel's war crimes

20 January 2009
Nine women protested in Derry, Northern Ireland, to stop Raytheon selling military components to Israel.

Activists take to the streets against the slaughter in Gaza

20 January 2009
The scale and breadth of the demonstrations against Israel’s assault on Gaza has underlined a resurgence of the anti-war movement in Britain.

Occupation at London School of Economics over Gaza

16 January 2009
Over 40 pro Palestine students occupied a lecture theatre at the London School of Economics (LSE) on Thursday afternoon to demand that the university releases a statement condemning the attack on Gaza and stops investing in arms companies that supply the Israeli military.

Soas student occupation declares victory as university concedes demands

14 January 2009
Students at the School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas) occupying the Brunei Gallery in solidarity with Gaza have declared victory after winning significant demands from the university management.

Opposition to war remains a powerful force in the world

01 January 2009
This weekend demonstrations will take place around the world in opposition to Israel’s brutal aggression on Gaza. The demands will be simple – to stop the massacre, end Israel’s blockade of Gaza, end the occupation and for a free Palestine.

Stop the G20 in London in April

09 December 2008
The next meeting of the G20 group of nations will take place in London on 2 April.

Manchester remembers all those killed in Afghanistan

25 November 2008
Over 100 people from all walks of life came together in Manchester on Thursday of last week to mark the seventh anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan.

Unite against Nato expansion and war

11 November 2008
The European anti-war movement is calling for mass protests at next year’s Nato summit in Strasbourg, France, including an international demonstration and a counter-summit.

Stop the War launches protesters’ defence campaign

04 November 2008
The Stop the War Coalition has launched a campaign to defend demonstrators who were beaten or arrested during a peaceful protest at a visit by George Bush to London on 15 June.

Stop the War tour packs them in

28 October 2008
The Stop the War Coalition World Against War national tour has been a big success.

It's time to take on threat of Nato, vows CND conference

21 October 2008
On 4 April next year the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) will celebrate its 60th anniversary. It pretends to be a defensive military alliance – but the recent conflict between Georgia and Russia shows the true purpose of Nato and why the peace movement must oppose its existence.

Thousands in Manchester to protest against the war

23 September 2008
More than 5,000 people marched through central Manchester last Saturday against the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan, and to oppose the spread of war to other countries.

Voices of resistance call for troops to come home

23 September 2008
"If you don’t speak up, nothing’s going to change," said Falak, a young woman from Liverpool.

The warmongers’ failure on every front

16 September 2008
Not least of Gordon Brown’s worries at this week’s Labour conference is the "war on terror". His government, like that of Tony Blair, is mired up to its neck on a number of fronts.

Tony Benn: ‘Intensify the campaign’

16 September 2008
"The news that the US is now bombing Pakistan emphasises yet again the appalling dangers that have followed from the so-called ‘war on terror’.

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